Silly Names! Whats The Best Out There In The World Of Sport?

Martin HillCorrespondent IMay 15, 2008

With all the bad vibes surrounding the latest UEFA Cup winners Zenit St. Petersburg lets look at some of the funny things we love about football!

The guys with the funny names...

First and foremost with Zenit fresh in the memory they have a player, a very good player, a star player in fact called Andrei Arshavin. I love the commentators attempt at saying anything other than Arse Shaving!

Some other fun names that will always stick in the memory from the world of football include...

David Seaman

Stefan Kuntz

Nwankwo Kanu

Paul Dickov 

Titty (spelled wrong for dramatic effect) "Titi" Camara

Danny Shittu

Dean Windass


Vagner Love

Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink 

Francisco Arce

I'm aware of Kolo and Yaya Toure who also have a younger brother Ibib (Ibrahim) playing in the Ukraine.

A few now from other sports...

Coco Crisp (Baseball)

Randy Duck (Basketball) 

Dick Trickle (NASCAR) 

Ron Tugnutt (Hockey)

Tractor Traylor (Basketball) 

Scott Speed (Motor Racing)

Pooh Richardson (Basketball)

Carlos Boozer (Basketball) 

Gregor Fucka (Basketball)

Misty Hyman (Swimming) 

Craphonso Thorpe (American Football)

I'm sure there are many many more around the world, so please comment in with any sports personalities you are aware of with a fun or silly name!